All About Mr. Ventura


  • Married to Ernestine Ventura, a second grade teacher at Gomez Heritage Elementary.
  • We have one son, Edward III.

Teaching Experience

  • Technology, K-5, Castelar Elementary, Omaha Public Schools     
  • Substitute Teacher, K-8, Omaha Public Schools     
  • Technology Teacher, 9-12, West Las Vegas High (New Mexico)


  • Masters of Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • Masters of Science, Peru State College
  • Bachelor of Arts, New Mexico Highlands University

Nebraska Certification

  • Information Technology, School Librarian provisional
  • English as Second Language, Journalism and Mass Comm.
  • Skilled & Technical Science

District Involvement

  • Elementary Book Review Committee, Library Services
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator,
  • Board of Director, Nebraska State Education Association
  • Member, Omaha Education Association

Edward T. Ventura Jr.

K-6 Librarian

As a teacher-librarian, I get to share my love of the written word, create a culturally sensitive, learner-centered environment and teach research and 21st-century skills all at the same time.


Twitter @ventura_omaha